same-sex marriage performed elsewhere. the question of whether the state should permit them was not before the judge. now, the question is, what will the state do? just last week, the attorney general asked the judge for 90 days to put this ruling into effect. the judge said he would give them about a month, about 20 days. but the attorney general said yesterday he has decided he cannot be part of the appeal of the ruling, because that would be defending discrimination, and the governor, steve beshear, also a democrat, said he will go forward, they'll hire an outside counsel to carry on the defense. so now, this means eight states, in eight states, state attorney generals, have decided not to defend the bans, and that list includes california, in addition to kentucky, illinois, nevada, new mexico, pennsylvania, and virginia. the question, of course, will this issue get to the supreme court? it's in several courts of appeals now, and the question is, will the supreme court take it maybe by next term, kristen.